Taste is so subjective…however many agree that Northern Palm Beach County has great fried chicken places. The crispiness of the outer breaded covering is perhaps the most important factor in how the taste of fried chicken is perceived.
Coolinary Café, 4650 Donald Ross Road, Suite 110, Palm Beach Gardens, is worth the wait. During season, this restaurant has a long wait, and short on seating, nonetheless it’s worth it. The chef, is very creative with menu selections and dishes can be made to order on either small or large plates, depending on your appetite. On the menu is the Boneless Southern Fried Chicken & Waffles. It is quite imaginative and flavorful. The fried chicken is a signature dish and after a taste, you will know why. The chicken is incredibly moist and tender inside. It has a super crunchy batter in each bite.
The Regional Kitchen and Public House, CityPlace, 651 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, offers a unique perspective on America’s time-honored cuisine through consciously sourced ingredients, seasonally influenced dishes, and the soulful inspiration of a chef-driven kitchen. North Carolina native, Chef Lindsay Autry, knows fried chicken. The southern delicacy is light and crispy. Each bite is non-greasy and succulent.
Drive north to Martin County and visit The Gafford, at 47 S.W. Flagler Avenue, in downtown Stuart. Their menu features a long list of southern favorites. Mabel’s Fried Chicken is the bomb! Fried golden and crisp, served with mashed potatoes and gravy will send you back to great grandma’s kitchen table.